An evening with Jim Wilson + Rocco DeLuca

An evening with Jim Wilson + Rocco DeLuca

Tue · July 3, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm


This event is 21 and over

Jim Wilson
Jim Wilson
JIM WILSON is an American singer/songwriter/guitarist best known for his work with his own L.A. bands, Motor Sister and Mother Superior. On June 29, Wilson is releasing his second solo album entitled “Now Playing” digitally and on vinyl. The album is produced by producer/drummer Phil Jones, known for his work with Tom Petty (“Full Moon Fever”), Waddy Wachtel’s All Star Band and Roy Orbison. The new album features 10 new songs written by Wilson and features special guest contributions from Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers/Fleetwood Mac), Marc Ford (The Black Crowes/Magpie Salute), Spooner Oldham (Bob Dylan/Neil Young) and Fred Mandel (Elton John/Queen/Alice Cooper).

“Now Playing” features a variety of sounds that show the versatility in Wilson’s songwriting and vocal abilities. Rockers like “Honeysuckle” and “No Heroes Anymore” fit perfectly alongside soulful and dark funk tracks like “Disillusion” and “I Can’t Hear You”.

• Known for his soulful vocals and guitar work, JIM WILSON released his debut solo album in 2012 after releasing 10 albums with Mother Superior, who were also known as the backing band for HENRY ROLLINS. Wilson is also currently the lead singer/guitarist for the supergroup, MOTOR SISTER, featuring Scott Ian from Anthrax, John Tempesta from The Cult on drums and Joey Vera from Armored Saint on bass.

• Jim Wilson has been playing in DANIEL LANOIS' band for over 15 years, including touring as bassist for the “Wrecking Ball” world tour with EMMYLOU HARRIS and also for Lanois’ project with singer TRIXIE WHITLEY called BLACK DUB.

• Wilson is also known as sometimes lead guitarist for SPARKS, Ron and Russell Mael's unique band. Wilson performed in the 2008 "Sparks Spectacular" when the band performed all 21 of their albums in chronological order in 21 nights.

• As a songwriter, Wilson has written songs for HENRY ROLLINS, ALICE COOPER, MEAT LOAF and others including PEARL, who is releasing a new album this year with all songs co-written by Wilson. He is currently writing songs for an upcoming album by Rolling Stones’ background vocalist, Bernard Fowler.
Rocco Deluca
Rocco Deluca
Rocco DeLuca is a California-based musician who came to prominence as the lead singer of the four-piece band Rocco DeLuca and the Burden. Since 2009, DeLuca has toured and recorded as a solo artist. He is known for his use of the resonator guitar and his custom baritone lap steel built by Pavel Maslowiec.

His early years were spent studying the likes of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, and the darker and raw Delta Blues heroes of the 1920s. By an early age, DeLuca had taught himself to play. Initially only playing instrumentally, he later began singing as well. Since then, he has performed around the world as his authentic and unusual lyric and voice have garnered him international attention and acclaim. DeLuca appeared on Jimmy Kimmel, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Jonathan Ross, Kastljós, and Top of the Pops; he appeared on Slash's self-titled solo album; and his music has been featured in numerous commercials, television shows and films.

DeLuca joined forced with Daniel Lanois once again to create Goodbye To Language, released September 9, 2016. Constructed entirely from the sounds of steel guitars, DeLuca and Lanois contribute a compositional rigor that recalls the 20th century dreamscapes of Ravel and Debussy, with a sense of sonic futurism and yet also with the naturalness that can only come from artists rooted in centuries of grassroots music. Robert Plant for Uncut Magazine featured Goodbye To Language as one of the best albums of 2016.
Venue Information:
2478 N Fletcher Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90039